Gloucester County reports 5 additional cases of COVID-19

Gloucester County updates on COVID-19:

As of Monday, July 20 Gloucester County has conducted 28,123 total tests. Of these cases, 25,287 have come back negative.

Today, Gloucester County has an additional 5 cases to report. Of those cases:

The 2832nd case is a 30-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2833rd case is a 44-year-old male from Monroe Twp.

The 2834th case is a 69-year-old male from Greenwich Twp.

The 2835th case is a 25-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2836th case is a 58-year-old male from Deptford.

Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 case count is now 2,836.

Gloucester County has 190 COVID-19 related deaths.

The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services is working with the New Jersey Department of Health to conduct a full assessment that includes identifying the contacts these individuals have had.

At this time, the overall threat of COVID-19 to Gloucester County residents remains low. Gloucester County is expecting cases to rise. Social distancing is critical in flattening the curve and reducing cases.

New Jersey residents can call 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253 with questions. The call center is open 24/7 and has multi-language capacity.

Residents can also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, text your zip code to 898-211.

Please note that the call center is not able to diagnose or give medical recommendations. Healthcare providers should be contacted if medical advice is needed. People should call their doctor or hospital before going so healthcare staff can provide instructions on getting care.

Most people with mild symptoms do not need to be tested. It is important to stay home and isolate from others while sick.

Please continue to check the CDC at www.cdc.gov and New Jersey Department of Health www.nj.gov/health/ websites for updates.

The Gloucester County Department of Health can be reached at (856) 218-4101 or by visiting www.gloucestercountynj.gov.